Any good MBA consulting agency’s to call for an insightful evaluation and get a sense of your standing as a part of the application process?

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Can a gre below 300 get me into a top 20 mba?

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What experiences / reviews do you have for Internal Consulting / Strategy roles (post MBA)? I'm thinking tech ( Google, MFST, Uber etc.), Banks, etc. External seems to be more challenging than I had initially thought and I would love to understand more about internal roles

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Looking for career advice. Worked in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing for 8 years, at Northrop and currently at Amgen. MBA from USC. Exploring options of moving over to Supply Chain Consulting or M&A. I would appreciate any feedback on recommended career paths.

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Looking for career advice. Worked in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing for 8 years, at Northrop and currently at Amgen. MBA from USC. Exploring options of moving over to Supply Chain Consulting or M&A. I would appreciate any feedback on recommended career paths.

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Thoughts on my future candidacy? WE: Management Consulting (nonstrategy) 4 years, one promotion. Education: Large state school Accounting degree, 3.9 GPA. Also a CPA. Exam: GRE 168Q 162V Extracurriculars: Big Brother Big Sister, Alma Mater Mentor, Mentor for foundation for underprivileged HS students Intended schools: Johnson, Ross, Darden, CBS, Kellogg, Booth, Haas, Duke Is my list a stretch? Should I switch firms before applying, does KPMG kill my chances? Thanks all.

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Will your pay dramatically increase with CISA at big 4? Assuming 2-4 years of experience

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If you make over $200k in consulting, non-MBB, is it worth it to go get full-time MBA?

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Amazon v/s Flipkart NON Tech - YOE 3 Post MBA Amazon TC fixed 34, base 22.5 (Rest signup)+ RSU (30L) Flipkart TC 33 Fixed 28 + Esosp 10L Feel that AZ's base is too low. This is making me inclined towards flipkart Does AZ's base corrected over a period? Anyone from AZ can help on this.

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Currently making $110k in LA at 30, getting promoted to manager next year would mean at least a $130k salary. My question is, at this salary range, does it make sense to purse an mba or switch jobs for a higher raise? Is there going to be a lot of difference in potential salary at new job depending on having an mba or not?

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How seriously is McK’s ‘outside activities’ policy enforced? It sounds like P2P advisory like MBA / College admissions consulting would not be allowed… is that correct?

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How would you view a European MBA on a resume for a US based firm?

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PwC(SDC) folks, What's the salary range for Senior Associate 1? For non MBA non Tier1/2 Btech person.

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Am I the only one that feels like I’d be able to build a stronger network of MBA folks going to a true college town? I’ve always been under the impression that smaller towns force people to be closer (ex: attending Darden in CVille vs. going to Columbia in NYC)

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Hi D&A 🐟, I’ve been thinking of doing a career pivot from cyber security to data science. My current role is very technical and have experience with Python, PowerShell, AWS (SAA cert), Azure (Security Engineer cert in progress), and a bunch of other cyber security related technical skills. I have experience doing basic data analysis but not at the level of a data scientist. What would you recommend I do to gain these data scientist skills? I think the end goal would be to transition from cybe

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Anyone going to the National Black MBA conference this year in Chicago? It’s in September.

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In choosing an MBA concentration, should I go for finance, general management, operations, or innovation? Leaning toward the fourth while taking lots of finance classes. Goal is biz dev roles in tech and/or growing startups

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How specific do you have to get with goals in essays? If i say - I would like to go do an MBA -> consulting -> lead X segment of Y company long term Should i explain where in company Y will i start after i exit consulting?

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Oliver Wyman how is the MBA sponsorship process like? Any advice? I’ll be coming in as a senior consultant within CCG! TYIA!

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I’m a fintech consultant with 9yoe doing erp epm technical and functional roles. Recently got PMP certified and looking for an industry exit for a higher pay or leg up to MBB. What are some roles and companies I can apply to? Is it worth working with a head hunter?

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Looking for specifically Management Consulting profiles, that have 2+ years of experience in Banking & FS space- solid understanding of operating model, roles& functions in banking space ( some familiarity with job evaluation would be appreciated). The person should have some exposure to Rewards. Ideally, a Mumbai based profile would be excellent; however if willing to relocate to Mumbai, that's fine too. post MBA experience of 3-7 years would be encouraged. Please DM me, if intetested

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Do Megafunds buy out the MBA sponsorship package for new hires that are attending Bschool as sponsored candidates?

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Do MFs buy out the MBA sponsorship package for new hires that are attending Bschool as sponsored candidates?

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Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this

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Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this

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Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this

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Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this

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Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this

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Has anyone successfully used a gmat waiver? (Either just been approved or was approved and you also got in). For context looking at Ross and some stats are below: 690 gmat for now (taking 1-2 more times) CPA 5 YOE, 3 audit 2 FDD. Manager effective 10/1 UG GPA: 3.3 big 10 school Post mba goal : BB IB Wondering if I should try to apply for the waiver on basis of having CPA? Will not use this as my explanation but trying to study in this m&a market has been rough…

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Any openings in industry for pharmaceutical and life sciences in Bangalore. Have 5+ years of management and strategy consulting. Tier 1 MBA and Tier 1 engineering. Looking for more WLB and spending some time with family.

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How to get more business acumen? Currently in data engineering/analytics consulting. Looking to get into bizops/strategy type of work. Can't do a MBA right now. Have gotten interviews, but fail them.

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Has anyone been able to get an mba while working at IPG affiliated companies? If so how was the experience and did it help pay off?

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Hey Guys, What package can we expect for SA-2 at PwC for Non-MBA. Have 8 YoE and present package is 10 LPA.

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Has any of the MBB been doing much work in public sector since the onset of pandemic? Would they be willing to hire someone with exclusively public sector experience of +6 years and an MBA from Canada? Asking because during the MBA recruitment, public sector experience was not helpful as MBB didn't focus there a lot.

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How to get more business acumen/knowledge? I am currently data engineering/analytics consultant looking to get into bizops/strategy. I can't pursue a MBA atm. More details in comments.

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Which came first: the decision to get an MBA or the career you want to move into?

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What are some post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the leadership programs from big pharma, but haven’t seen too much else

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What are some post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in life sciences? I’m aware of the leadership programs from big pharma, but haven’t seen too much else

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What are some examples of post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the LDP programs from the big pharma companies, but haven’t seen too much else in my research

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Thoughts on getting a CAMS certification as a Staff/Senior?

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Interested to hear how people learn project management. I have done PRINCE2 exam and read PMP materials, but I find these are too textbook theory based. Real life projects seem to be very different and a lot more complicated. I often do not know what needs to be done unless someone tells me. I believe you can learn these things on the job, but I am keen to expedite this with some books or courses. Are there any resources that are particularly helpful?

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I’m interested in RTS at McK. I’m going to be MBA internship recruiting in a couple months, and they ask if I’m interested in a certain practice, but RTS isn’t listed. Is it maybe nested in Ops, or is it not really a practice that you get full time assigned to? Also, should I start off as a generalist and then move over there?

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Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities

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Which mba predicting website/service did you use to test the possibility of getting to the b schools? Is that only possible via a private consultant?

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Random question: would you go to Georgetown mba at 25 or Duke mba at 28?

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Individual from undergrad got an MBB offer and asked what to do to prepare in the time before starting. What do you recommend? Do you recommend something different for MBA's?

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If I'm considering an MBA, do I need to go to an ivy league to make it worth it? I keep seeing that it's valuable for personal reasons, but then the part that is valuable for work seems to be dependent on the school name. If that's true, I'm not sure that there's any personal reason that would make that much energy/time/investment worth it.

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Good gifts for MBA recommenders?

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Just got my AWS Cloud Practitioner cert and am looking to get something more Strategy or Finance related. Anyone done any good Certs lately?

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Hi Everyone! I’m torn between which HR certification to pursue (SHRM-SCP or SPHR). Which one would you recommend and why?

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I have an offer from MBB at my MBA program but I’d lose my sponsorship with LEK if accepted (they won’t match it). Interviewed for exposure. How easy would it be to lateral to MBB after I put in 2 post-years with LEK? Are the cases a little more relaxed then? The FOMO😖

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At this point all I care about is salary what would result in your opinion most money •CFP •CPA •prestigious MBA •CFA •CAIA •coding boot camp I’m at $85k now

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M7 folks: planned to do a stint in FAANG before MBA, have offer for data analyst role (not PM or CorpDev). Is it true AdCom taps folks (alumni) in FAANG to see how impressive roles are off-paper? Planned to spin the experience as strategic in my app, but was told HSW will know what the more impressive rolls are regardless of resume bullets....is this real life😂

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For MBA apps will it hinder or help you if you provide a list of other MBA programs you are looking into besides the one you are currently applying for?

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Is it easier/harder to recruit for mckinsey implementation vs a generalist role for mba full time recruiting? I kinda like ops work, but wondering if there's any issues with supply & demand re: hiring.

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Any tips to prep and pass PMP in one shot other than buying the book and reading every page of that?

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Does anyone have good information or resource to study for CIPT? Are companies really aware of the cert, given how new it is?

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Does anyone know when the JS salary bumps occur? I graduated in May 2020, but did not start working at my firm until September 2020. I’ll start my clerkship in June 2021 — will I start at JS-12 or JS-13? If I start at JS-12, will I ever bump up to JS-13?

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So which 🐠 here designed the SPG Marriott program?

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I have a dilemma: If you had 2.5 years as a recruiter, mixture of agency and corporate, what which opportunity would you choose? Option 1: RPO for a major corporate chain. (Light labor, service industry) Title is senior recruiter -65k a year but is onsite 4 days a week Option 2: inhouse with a growing software educational company in tech. 70k a year as a talent acquisition specialist. Perm remote Option 3: 5 month temp opportunity with the municipal government - remote at 82-90k

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Is Director at PwC equivalent to SM at the other Big 4? If so, why are SM at PwC seemingly paid more than SM at the other Big 4?

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